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Pragmatism

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  • Peirce, Pragmatism, and the Logic of Scriptureby Peter Ochs

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 46.00

    A study of Peirce's published writings on pragmatism. more...

  • Rhetoric, Sophistry, Pragmatismby Steven Mailloux

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 37.00

    The contribution of rhetoric, sophistry, and pragmatism to postmodernist cultural politics. more...

  • Pragmatism as Transitionby Colin Koopman

    Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 27.99

    Pragmatism is America's best-known native philosophy. It espouses a practical set of beliefs and principles that focus on the improvement of our lives. Yet the split between classical and contemporary pragmatists has divided the tradition against itself. Classical pragmatists, such as John Dewey and William James, believed we should heed the lessons... more...

  • The Essential Peirceby Peirce Edition Project

    Indiana University Press 1998; US$ 24.99

    Praise for Volume 1: "... a first-rate edition, which supersedes all other portable Peirces.... all the Peirce most people will ever need." ?Louis Menand, The New York Review of Books Volume 2 of this convenient two-volume chronological reader?s edition provides the first comprehensive anthology of the brilliant American thinker Charles Sanders... more...

  • Action in Contextby Anton Leist

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 116.82

    The book illustrates the concept of action in three different contexts - the justification of actions, people?s life history, and pragmatism. Because of its comprehensive view, this volume marks a departure from the atomistic approach of action theory. This in itself raises a number of questions, which the ten contributors to this volume... more...

  • Contemporary Feminist Pragmatismby Maurice Hamington; Celia Bardwell-Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    The notion of "feminist pragmatism" or "pragmatist feminism" has been around since Charlene Haddock Seigfried introduced it two decades ago. However, the bulk of the work in this field has been directed toward recovering the feminist strain of classical American philosophy, largely through renewed interest in the work of Jane Addams. This exploration... more...

  • Community As Healingby Micah D. Hester

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 27.99

    Starting from the insights of classical American pragmatism, this book argues for a higher notion of the relationship between individuals and their communities. This newly enriched notion supports a more participatory engagement between physicians and patients which takes ethical medicine to be a community of healing enjoyed by health care professionals... more...

  • William James in Focusby William J. Gavin

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 20.99

    William James (1842-1910) is a canonical figure of American pragmatism. Trained as a medical doctor, James was more engaged by psychology and philosophy and wrote a foundational text, Pragmatism, for this characteristically American way of thinking. Distilling the main currents of James's thought, William J. Gavin focuses on "latent" and "manifest"... more...

  • Neuropsychology and Philosophy of Mind in Processby Maria Pachalska; Michel Weber

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 180.57

    This volume celebrates the life achievements of Jason W. Brown, who, along with Jean Piaget, Heinz Werner, Alexander Luria and the Würzburg school, has significantly contributed to the development of a process-based theory of brain/mind capable of challenging the currently fashionable modularist or cybernetic approaches to understanding... more...

  • Wittgenstein and the Philosophy of Informationby Alois Pichler; Herbert Hrachovec

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 0.00

    This is the first of two volumes of the proceedings from the 30th International Wittgenstein Symposium in Kirchberg, August 2007. In addition to several new contributions to Wittgenstein research (by N. Garver, M. Kross, St. Majetschak, K. Neumer, V. Rodych, L. M. Valdés-Villanueva), this volume contains articles with a special focus on... more...